Bravo for the First Concert of the Season

Bravo for the First Concert of the Season

Our concert on December 8th was a great success. Congratulations to PYSO members for a great performance. Look forward to our next concert on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Shadyside Presbyterian Church. The program will include: Mozart – Regina Coeli – with...

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PYSO: Past and Present

PYSO: Past and Present

Former PYSO Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong and current PYSO Music Director Earl Lee met up in NYC when Francesco was rehearsing the New York Philharmonic for their Young Peoples Concert on November 9 in a program that will include music of Bernstein, Gabriela...

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Alum visits PYSO Office

Alum visits PYSO Office

Alana Weber (Clarinet 2012-2014) dropped by the PYSO office last week to speak with Craig Johnson (Flute 1978-80 and PYSO Executive Director) about an arts management project and how it relates to the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. Alana is a PYSO alumna from...

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PYSO Alum Creates New Web Series

PYSO Alum Creates New Web Series

Last week, PYSO Alum Pooja Tripathi visited rehearsal to give the students a sneak peak of her new series, Amsterdam Ave. It was great to hear about her time at PYSO, and how it influenced her future. I had the opportunity to interview Pooja, and Co-Creator of the...

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Interview with a PYSO Student: Amanda Kengor

Interview with a PYSO Student: Amanda Kengor

Recently PYSO member Amanda Kengor won the Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra (YSYO) concerto competition! Amanda, who has been a harpist with PYSO since 2017, took the time to talk with me for a short interview, where I got to learn more about her life as a young...

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Calling all high school seniors!

Calling all high school seniors!

PYSO is hosting a mini-college fair on Saturday, October 5 at Heinz Hall. The afternoon begins at 2 PM with representatives from The Julliard School, Ithaca College and Eastman School of Music giving a joint Admission Presentation about applying to music...

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PYSO Hits the Ground Running…

PYSO Hits the Ground Running…

Hi! My name is Bridget McKenna and I'm excited to begin working with PYSO as the Communication Coordinator. I wanted to share some of the great music I heard at their first rehearsal this past Sunday.September 8 was a big day for PYSO members at Heinz Hall! We started...

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6:00 pm Sectionals & Mozart @ split between CAPA & Heinz Hall
Sectionals & Mozart @ split between CAPA & Heinz Hall
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Violin I – 6:00 to 7:30 PM sectionals with your coach at CAPA – then violin I that play Mozart will stay and rehearse with Earl until 9:00 PM. Those that don’t play Mozart may[...]

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